The table below looks at the statistics for Drools skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drools over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drools
Rank 604 623 559
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -64
Contract jobs citing Drools 56 51 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.089% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.32% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 27 35
Median daily rate £380 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £544 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15669 15697 14876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.02% 27.51% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10958 10557 9618
Median daily rate £415 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.06% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 221 210
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £16.61 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £52.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

Drools
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Drools as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Drools Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Drools
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Drools within the UK.

Drools Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Drools
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Drools within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Drools Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Drools
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Drools within the UK.

Drools Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Drools
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drools within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -15 30 £525 +22.09% 2
Scotland +18 26 £340 -13.97%
Edinburgh +13 22 £340 -
London +5 20 £525 +30.43% 1
South East +7 9 £525 -
Surrey +5 9 £525 -
Camberley - 9 £525 -
Glasgow +5 4 £450 +17.64%
City of London - 2 £525 -
South West -1 1 £535 +22.28%
Croydon -21 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £535 -
Poole - 1 £535 -

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Drools also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Drools.

1 106 (92.17%) Java
2 63 (54.78%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (52.17%) JBoss
4 56 (48.70%) Spring
4 56 (48.70%) Maven
5 53 (46.09%) SOA
6 47 (40.87%) Web Services
6 47 (40.87%) Hibernate
7 46 (40.00%) Eclipse
8 42 (36.52%) BPMN
9 41 (35.65%) REST
9 41 (35.65%) JMS
10 39 (33.91%) Oracle
11 38 (33.04%) TDD
12 37 (32.17%) XML
13 36 (31.30%) JUnit
13 36 (31.30%) jBPM
14 35 (30.43%) SOAP
15 33 (28.70%) JSF
15 33 (28.70%) Open Source
16 31 (26.96%) Continuous Integration
16 31 (26.96%) JPA
16 31 (26.96%) Finance
17 29 (25.22%) SQL
17 29 (25.22%) HTML
18 28 (24.35%) J2EE
18 28 (24.35%) Scrum
19 27 (23.48%) Java EE
20 26 (22.61%) RichFaces
20 26 (22.61%) AngularJS

Drools
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 60 (52.17%) JBoss
2 8 (6.96%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.09%) Apache
4 6 (5.22%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (3.48%) Mule
5 4 (3.48%) Mule ESB
6 2 (1.74%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (1.74%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.74%) PegaRULES
6 2 (1.74%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.87%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (3.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (16.52%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.61%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (1.74%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.43%) Google App Engine
1 12 (10.43%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.48%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) FTP
2 1 (0.87%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.39%) Relational Database
2 13 (11.30%) NoSQL
3 10 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 7 (6.09%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.09%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.22%) MarkLogic
6 5 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.61%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.74%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.74%) JasperReports
8 2 (1.74%) MySQL
9 1 (0.87%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 56 (48.70%) Maven
2 46 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 36 (31.30%) JUnit
4 16 (13.91%) Cucumber
5 15 (13.04%) Subversion
6 12 (10.43%) JBehave
6 12 (10.43%) Mockito
7 11 (9.57%) Git (software)
8 7 (6.09%) Jenkins
9 6 (5.22%) JIRA
10 5 (4.35%) FitNesse
11 4 (3.48%) JProfiler
12 3 (2.61%) ANTLR
12 3 (2.61%) Selenium
13 2 (1.74%) Ant
13 2 (1.74%) Artifactory
13 2 (1.74%) Hudson
13 2 (1.74%) JMeter
14 1 (0.87%) JIRA Agile
General
1 31 (26.96%) Finance
2 20 (17.39%) Banking
3 4 (3.48%) Front Office
3 4 (3.48%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.61%) Automotive
4 3 (2.61%) Publishing
5 1 (0.87%) Advertising
5 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 87 (75.65%) Developer
2 82 (71.30%) Java Developer
3 26 (22.61%) Senior Developer
3 26 (22.61%) Senior Java Developer
4 17 (14.78%) Architect
5 9 (7.83%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (6.96%) Java Architect
7 6 (5.22%) Cloud Developer
7 6 (5.22%) Lead Developer
7 6 (5.22%) Lead Java Developer
8 5 (4.35%) Core Java Developer
9 4 (3.48%) Integration Developer
9 4 (3.48%) Java Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.48%) Scrum Master
10 3 (2.61%) AWS Developer
10 3 (2.61%) Azure Developer
10 3 (2.61%) Low Latency Java Developer
10 3 (2.61%) Senior Architect
10 3 (2.61%) XML Developer
11 2 (1.74%) Java Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (48.70%) Spring
2 47 (40.87%) Hibernate
2 47 (40.87%) Web Services
3 41 (35.65%) JMS
3 41 (35.65%) REST
4 37 (32.17%) XML
5 36 (31.30%) jBPM
6 35 (30.43%) SOAP
7 33 (28.70%) JSF
8 31 (26.96%) JPA
9 29 (25.22%) HTML
10 28 (24.35%) J2EE
11 27 (23.48%) Java EE
12 26 (22.61%) AngularJS
12 26 (22.61%) RichFaces
13 25 (21.74%) XSLT
14 20 (17.39%) Apache CXF
15 14 (12.17%) HTML5
16 13 (11.30%) CSS
17 12 (10.43%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.30%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (9.57%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.22%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.61%) User Experience
6 2 (1.74%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.74%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.87%) Clustering
7 1 (0.87%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.87%) Linux
2 9 (7.83%) Windows
3 8 (6.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (54.78%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (46.09%) SOA
3 42 (36.52%) BPMN
4 38 (33.04%) TDD
5 33 (28.70%) Open Source
6 31 (26.96%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (24.35%) Scrum
8 19 (16.52%) OO
9 17 (14.78%) Mentoring
10 15 (13.04%) Coaching
10 15 (13.04%) Open Source Development
11 13 (11.30%) Workflow
12 12 (10.43%) BDD
12 12 (10.43%) Data Modelling
13 11 (9.57%) Technical Architecture
13 11 (9.57%) Use Case
14 10 (8.70%) Front End Development
14 10 (8.70%) OOD
14 10 (8.70%) UML
15 9 (7.83%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (92.17%) Java
2 29 (25.22%) SQL
3 14 (12.17%) JavaScript
4 13 (11.30%) Python
5 7 (6.09%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.35%) XQuery
7 3 (2.61%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.61%) XPath
8 2 (1.74%) AspectJ
8 2 (1.74%) R
8 2 (1.74%) Ruby
9 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.87%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (5.22%) Degree
2 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) ISO20022
2 3 (2.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.48%) Docker
2 2 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) Ansible
1 2 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.74%) Puppet
2 1 (0.87%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 39 (33.91%) Oracle
2 12 (10.43%) Google
3 6 (5.22%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.35%) Atlassian
4 5 (4.35%) IBM
5 4 (3.48%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.61%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.61%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.74%) ILOG
7 2 (1.74%) Pega
7 2 (1.74%) Sybase
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